Core Research Areas

VLSI-Digital Architecture; Mixed-Signal Circuit & System; ASIC-Chip Tape-out & Testing.

System Level Design and FPGA Prototyping/Emulation.

Digital Signal Processing & Wirless Communication.

Spectrum Sensing for Cognitive Radio Application.

Channel Decoders for Next Generation (4G/5G-NR and beyond) of Wireless Communication Systems.


"Purity, patience, and perseverance are the three essentials to success, and above all, love." - Swami Vivekananda.

I heartily welcome all to my personal web page. Presently, I hold a position of Assistant Professor in the School of Computing & Electrical Engineering (SCEE), Indian Institute Technology (IIT) Mandi. I graduated from B. M. S. College of Engineering Bangalore, as Telecommunication Engineer in the year 2008 and accomplished my Doctoral Study (PhD Thesis) from the Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IITG) in the year 2014.


Contact Details

  • Address: Block No. A11 (4th Floor), Room No. 38, IIT-Mandi North Campus, Salgi, Mandi District, Himachal Pradesh - 175075, India.
  • Email: rahul_shrestha{aT}iitmandi{DoT}ac{DoT}in (shrestha0727{aT}gmail{DoT}com).
  • Phone Number: 01905-267271.
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  • Chip Gallery

    Chip-1: A Multiple Radix Maximum A-Posteriori (MAP) Decoder ASIC Chip, Fabricated in UMC 130 nm-CMOS Technology Node, for Energy Efficient and Variable Throughput Applications.

    Published in IEEE Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI) Systems, October 2020.

    Chip-2: New Cooperative Spectrum-Sensors for Cognitive Radio Network, Fabricated in 130 nm-CMOS Technology Node.

    Published in IEEE Transactions on Consumer Electronics, Apr. 2022.

    Published in IEEE Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI) Systems, Feb. 2022.